What is gastric botox?
Who are eligible candidates for gastric botox?
Is there any side effect of gastric botox?
Botox is widely used in order to reduce wrinkles on the skin and is known to have no dangerous side effect. Since gastric botox administration is a standard endoscopic procedure, there is no significant side effect reported in the literature. Patients may have temporary nausea and slight hypotension. The procedure is not suitable for those with muscular disease and who are allergic to botox.
Does gastric botox guarantee weight loss?
How long does the gastric botox procedure take? Is it necessary to stay in the hospital?
Gastric botox is not a surgery. It is an endoscopic procedure entirely carried out by entering orally. No incision is made. The procedure takes approximately 20 minutes. Patients are anesthetized by an anesthetist during the procedure. It is not necessary to stay in the hospital. After the procedure, the patient may go home after 1-2 hours of observation. The next day, the patient can return to a daily routine.
Does gastric botox cause any permanent damage in the stomach?
My bowels are already lazy. Do I have more bloating with botox?
Gastric botox procedure is only performed on the smooth muscles of the stomach, it has no effect on the nerve cells and the intestinal motility. Therefore, it does not have any effect to increase intestinal laziness. In the diet program that will be prepared specially for you after gastric botox (indicate this condition to your dietician), intestinal laziness may be improved by adding foods for intestinal activity to the diet.